Open the Door: A Presentation on Drug and Alcohol Trends
Hubbard in Prevention will host Open the Door: A Presentation on Drug and Alcohol Trends, an educational traveling exhibit that is designed to help parents and professionals who work with youth recognize potential warning signs. By exploring a teen's bedroom, you will learn to identify items that could provide critical insights about potentially risky behavior. Among the clutter of clothing scattered on the floor, school supplies on a desk and personal care products on a vanity there are more than 150 items that can actually be signals that a teen could be involved in risky, harmful or even illegal activity. After a walk through of the bedroom, the presentation will provide you with insights into some of the items in the room and identifies how each can signal a warning about alcohol or other drug use, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, bullying, criminal or gang activity, and other mental health concerns. The exhibit and presentation is open to adults only. Funded by a Drug Free Communities Grant and in Partnership with CHI St. Joseph’s Health.